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  1. flugelgal

    Parents who both play in band(s) - how do you do it?

    This question is really directed at "band families". You know, two people both play in band(s) and suddenly there's an addition to the family and life is never the same again (in a good way!). We both play in the same band. The monster is nearly three months old, and highly unlikely to lie...
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    Holding a Bass Trombone!

    I'm learning bass trombone just now - well trying to! The main problem I'm experiencing at the moment is holding the thing. Is it acceptable to rest it on the shoulder or should the left hand bear all the weight? I'm finding that my thumb is taking most of the weight and so I can't hold it for...
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    Flugel/Cornet, Ireland, 1

    Kirsty Kerr Flugel/cornet (am better at flugel) I can dep up to first section as long as I see the music at some stage beforehand I would need a little notice, especially if gig is far from Louth/County Dublin, or in UK. Drogheda Brass Band Top Section in Ireland - equiv of section 1 or 2 in...
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    Never stop playing!

    If any of you have ever stopped playing for more than a few weeks you'll know where I'm coming from... I hadn't touched my flugel (apart from moving the box from one house to the other) in a couple of years until last Monday. I decided that this was the time to start actually playing the thing...
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    Hello from Flugelgal

    Hello, I am Flugelgal-the-not-so-quiet. Funnily enough I play the flugel, although I do play trumpet as well when I can get hold of one. I've not been around here much for a while, due to various reasons... <mumble>World of Warcraft</mumble> However, I joined tMP in December 2003 from Sunny...
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    Europeans 2005 - who is here?

    Armed with my tMP polo shirt, I'm set to go listen to the bands tomorrow here in Groningen. I was just wondering who I might expect to bump into! Feel free to come up and say "hello". I'll be the one with "FLUGELGAL" on her polo shirt ;). I'm looking forward to hearing all the bands and I just...
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    Help! I'm Outta Bru!

    Help! I'm currently savouring the last glass of that lovely ice cold Irn Bru from the fridge. I haven't found somewhere to get it in Dublin yet so I don't know what I'm going to do! I can't turn to chocolate since I've given it up for a couple of months (moment of madness... ). If anyone out...
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    Any New York Banders here?

    Some tMPers are going to be in New York for a few days next month - we're playing in the St. Patrick's day parade :wooand I was wondering whether there was a band somewhere in the city that some of us could come along to for a blow one of the days/evenings?
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    Fodens in Armagh

    Last night I had the pleasure of listening to Fodens in the Market Place Theatre in Armagh, Northern Ireland. After a long drive through nasty traffic and a couple of "detours" (my map isn't detailed enough) I finally made it to the theatre to collect my ticket. I really enjoyed this concert -...
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    I'm Sorted!

    Yay! I'm sorted now. I have a job and I found a band!!!!!! :cool: Life is GREAT!!!!!! :biggrin::biggrin: :bounce:woo:metal::guiness<--- me (although the last one isn't strictly true - I don't like the black stuff)
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    A Bizarre Day!

    I've seen a few bizarre things today so I thought I would share them with you! I was heading into Dublin City Centre for my "start a new job on Monday" hairdo, and I crossed onto the central reservation on O'Connell St. I'm sure you can imagine how surprised I was to see 4 people playing table...
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    Glasgow night out 4th December

    I know this is pretty short notice, but I'm going to be in Glasgow for the weekend and wondered whether anyone fancied a night in the Bon Accord at Charing Cross? I'm hoping to meet some banding friends there on Saturday night. Please come along - PM me if you want to let me know you're coming...
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    Plaid Ninjas

    http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/plaid.php Including the classic line "You spell honour like a Brit!" :p:D:biggrin:
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    Icons

    Another little flash thingummy... http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/icons.php
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    Another of those addictive web games

    This is quite a cool game: http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/electrodes.php
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    Everyone Loves The Chocolate

    Woohoo! Everyone Loves The Chocolate (can't sleep... :-?)
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    If Pirates Ruled the World

    This is really cool - I think someone artistically creative (Bunny?) should contribute some banding images... link
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    Happy Birthdays

    Happy Birthday to Woodenflugel and ersop. 21 again I see! :cool:
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    Thank You to Granite City Brass

    Many thanks from me to Granite City Brass for allowing me to join them for the last 11 months. I think the highlight of my time was last Saturday’s contest, when we played a complete programme of brand new Darrol Barry music and did very well indeed. Special thanks go to Moira for being so good...
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    Who's Going to Whitburn?

    If any tMPers are going to Whitburn, please come up and say hello (there's a recent piccy of my in my tMP profile). It's my final gig with Granite City Brass, so let's hope that we play as well on the day as we can play in rehearsal! See you there! :D
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